“The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism” – A lecture by Dr. Kevin Cokley

The Anna Julia Cooper Project hosts a variety of seminars, lectures and events throughout the year. Our major events each year include the Anna Julia Cooper Lecture and the Conversation Series.

January 22, 2015

“The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism” – A lecture by Dr. Kevin Cokley

Dr. Kevin Cokley, Interim Director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin and WFU alum, will deliver a lecture on race, identity and academic achievement.

This lecture is presented by the Magnolia Scholars and the Annna Julia Cooper Center on Gender, Race & Politics in the South.

Start: January 22, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Wake Forest University, Carswell Hall, Room 111: Annenberg Forum
1834 Wake Forest Road , Winston-Salem, NC, 27106, United States

January 28, 2015

Deac Tank Competition – Top 10 Round

Come watch the top 10 Deac Tank finalists pitch their best ideas for the best Wake Forest to a panel of judges. At the end of the event, judges will announce the top 5 finalists, who move on to the final round of the competition.

Start: January 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 28, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Pugh Auditorium, Benson University Center
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 27109, United States

April 2, 2015

4th annual Anna Julia Cooper lecture

We will announce the 2015 Anna Julia Cooper lecturer in November of 2014. Please save the date.

Start: April 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 2, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem, NC, 27109, United States
Cost: Free

April 16, 2015

Gender, Health & the South Conference

Please check back soon for more information. This conference will be hosted as a partnership with the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Date: April 16, 2015

August 10, 2015

Birthday of Anna Julia Cooper

Happy birthday to Anna Julia Cooper, who was born today in 1858.

Date: August 10, 2015
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